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CSPAN
Jan 19, 2010 8:00pm EST
do nothing, that health care costs will continue to strangle small businesses in the united states, will continue to further increase their grip around the throats of families in the united states and all we hear when we go back to our districts is about the cost of health care. and this is president obama's attempt and the attempt of the democrats to try to fix this problem. by doing absolutely nothing we're going to see an $1,800 a year increase in the average family of four's health care costs next year. and then another $1,800 the following year and another $2,000 and it will just keep escalating to the point where it eats up the whole family budget and you're paying more and getting less in coverage, really. so it's eating up the whole family budget, less money to spend on tuition, less money to go on a vacation, less money to increase your family's quality of life. maybe move into a better neighborhood, a better school district. and all of these things are not available to families because of the increased cost in health care. and so doing nothing allows that to continue beca
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2010 8:00pm EST
to strike the united states and were recruiting operatives to do so. the intelligence community did not aggressively follow up and prioritize streams of information related to a possible attack against the homeland. second, this contributed to a larger failure analysis, a failure to connect the dots of intelligence that existed across our intelligence community and which together could have revealed that abdul mutallab was planning an attack. third, this in turn fed into shortcomings in the watch listing system which resulted in this person not being placed on the no-fly list, thereby, allowing him to board that plane in amsterdam for detroit. in summary, the u.s. government had the information scattered throughout the system to potentially on the cover this plot and disrupt the attack rather than of failure to collect or share intelligence, this was a failure to connect and understand the intelligence that we already had. and that is why we took swift action in the days following christmas, including updating the terrorist watch list system and adding more individuals to the no-fly
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2010 8:30pm EST
associate broadcasters come a familiar face to c-span viewers. desert in the united states senate from 1996 to 2008 and he was on the covers committee during that time which is very much involved in telecommunications policy. our guest reporter this week, john edgerton. i want to start really so much but not communications but with supreme court decision this week. and i'm going to ask you what they're ruling on campaign finance means for your members. >> guest: well, i probably should just admit i never voted for mccain so i actually think it's a good decision for freedom of speech. ultimately you can't get on tv or radio without paying for it. broadcasters have lots of costs and production of content. and the american people rely on tv and radios and ultimately i suspect the means there will be more political advertising. but i think the best part of the ruling was full disclosure. i think the more that's disclosed, the american people can make judgment as for who is for whom and why. and an informed citizenry is the best. i think it does help in terms of retirement advertising is down. >
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 8:00pm EST
lines and communities that once prided themselves of being the bread basket of the western united states. they would have heard about the frustration of seeing produce imported from china being handed out in these food lines to the very same american farmers who once applied the same produce to the -- supplied the same produce to the american world -- to the entire world. they would have seen the anger as the absent interior secretary's testimony to the committee was played back in which mr. salazar admitted that the obama administration has the authority to turn the pumps back on but chooses not to do so because that would be, quote, like admitting failure. there is some good news this afternoon, the day after our forum in fresno, the interior secretary relented to the extent of releasing 350,000 to 400,000 acre-feet of already allocated water to the central valley, having demonstrated the authority to release water that central farmers already own he now needs to follow through and release the watter that is being held hostage to the delta smelt. meanwhile, mr. nunes of california has
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 8:00pm EST
clinton, the president of the united states from 1993 to 2001, and i will never forget, on the education of our 30th -- 30th anniversary, the very difficult situation where you joined us and where you made such a great speech. since that time, you have been with us, i think, every single year. and we are so glad to welcome you back, and particularly at this very special occasion. [applause] i think what people appreciate most is your sense of passion and the deep sense of humanity which you show always as an individual. it is not so much your formal work as a president which impresses everybody, but it is in addition -- you as a human being, which is such a great characteristic of yours. bill, you have a relationship with the country that dates back several decades. even you had your honeymoon in haiti. and since that time, i know that you had to spend a lot of your attention, of your time in your presidency but also after words with the clinton initiative in giving special attention to haiti. your knowledge of the country, its people, and its challenges has also been the reason why in m
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2010 8:00pm EST
and ally to united states and the partnership between our countries is -- a new beginning, based on mutual respect and mutual interest that the president called for in cairo. we will discuss how to deepen and broaden our partnership. among the matters that we consulted on -- the situation in yemen is a top concern. how can we work together and with others to stabilize yemen? assist in securing its borders and providing for its people in combating al qaeda? the instability in yemen is a threat to regional and global stability. and we are working with qatar and others to think of the best way forward to duck -- to try to deal with the security concerns. certainly, we know that this is a difficult set of challenges but they have to be addressed. i also thank the prime minister for their efforts to facilitate an end to the crisis in darfur and to promote security and stability in the broader middle east as well as africa. we both have a shared, mutual interest in moving towards a comprehensive peace between israelis and palestinians. we share the goal of an amendment -- an independent and viab
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2010 8:00pm EST
in my decision to seek election and re-election to the united states senate. on each of these occasions, i have begun my remarks by observing that every important jour nee -- journey in life begins and ends at home. today is no exception. what is different about today, however is not to announce the beginning of yet another campaign, for the united states senate, but rather to announce that after 35 years of representing the people of connecticut in the united states congress, i will not be a candidate for re-election this november. i want to begin these very brief remarks by expressing my deepest gratitude to the wonderful people of connecticut for the remarkable privilege of being elected eight times over the past four decades to our national assembly. you've honored me beyond words with your confidence. let me quickly add that there have been times when my positions and actions have caused some of you to question that confidence. i regret that. it's equally important that you know that i have never waivered in my determination to do the best job for our state and our nation. i love m
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2010 6:30pm EST
an executive order granting interpol and certain rights and immunities here in the united states. some are wondering if that has caused an opening for interpol to have extraordinary police powers in the united states. a requested it? -- who requested it? >> the executive order updated interpol's status based on the fact that within the fast five years -- past five years they have opened an office to assist in the type of information sharing between governments that we all know that is so important. all that does is simply bring them and given the same privileges and responsibilities that many other international organizations have in this country like the iea, imf, the red cross. >> it does not give them police powers? >> absolutely not. >> can you tell me whether any questions that took place here at the white house questions whether or not he would be tried as an enemy combatant? >> whether the conversations took place here at the white house? >> whether the 23-year-old should be tried as an enemy combatant. >> i would say a lot of subjects were covered in the situation room in terms
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2010 8:00pm EST
of that review throughout the united states government, and with international partners who are also sending support. search and rescue teams are actively working to save lives. our military has secured the airport and prepared it to receive the heavy equ[pment and resources that are on the way, and to receive them around the clock, 24 hours a day. an airlift has been set up to deliver high-priority items like water and medicine. and we're coordinating closely with the haitian government, the united nations, and other countries who are also on the ground. we have no higher priority than the safety of american citizens, and we've airlifted injured americans out of haiti. we're running additional evacuations, and will continue to do so in the days ahead. i know that many americans, especially haitian americans, are desperate for information about their family and friends. and the state department has set up a phone number and e-mail address that you can find at www.state.gov -- www.state.gov -- to inquire about your loved ones. and you should know that we will not rest until we account for our
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2010 8:00pm EST
. that is not just child's talk. that is for real. the united states of america, to borough a -- borrow a phrase from will rodgers, the economics of america is in a deep hole. will rodgers says what do you do when you find yourself in a deep hole? you stop digging. well, it is not so easy to stop digging, but we have to find ways, this task force, over the next year, bipartisan, consensual, working together. we have to find a way to present to the congress, the president and the american people a budget, multi-year, many years -- it will encompass many years, and it will provide us a way out of this enormous, unsustainableable -- unsustainable debt. if i could tie a graph into a proposal, i would make this graph part of our every day life. i don't know whether i would put it on our forehead and get somebody that is good at it and put it up there or what. butt let me step up here and show you this one. this says debt held by the public. it is not just individuals. the countries, institutions that have bought debt of the united states for united states dollars or equivalent. look at what has happened t
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2010 6:30pm EST
. -- port-au-prince. and early today, the united states ambassador ken merton and the secretary-general in haiti signed a statement of principles on field coordination between the u.s. in haiti. the u.s. government has the haitian earthquake response continues. the statement re reaffirms the primary responsibility of he before the response but notes the scale of the disaster and the urgency of the humanitarian relief requires a comprehensive and coordinated international response. the un is coordinating the international response consistent with its mandate as established by the united nations security council and the united states will continue to assist the people and government of haiti in every way that we can. ambassador kenneth martin for the united states and edward mulet. >> who from the haitian government signed that? >> it was a statement of principles between the haitians and the u.s. government on how we will cooperate on the ground in haiti. >> is there a country? >> i said it. >> is there an official? >> no. >> why do you need such an agreement between the u.s. gov
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2010 8:00pm EST
, is unmanageable. -- it is unimaginable. there would be a woman running for the president of the united states, that there would be a jewish museum in new york that has a place of prominence, and the people of all faiths are coming to it in humility and appreciation. for me, the relationship between faith and social justice hinges on the imagination. faith gives me the confidence that there are other things possible. there is a reality that is possible that is not fantasy, but it is aachievable with work and with a struggle. but it begins with a vision. i think that is why it is the first four words of martin luther king's famous speech that resonates mostly with us -- "i have a dream." to the will to say in that the reality that we are living in -- and when we're talking about social justice, we're not talking about simply change. it is not a question of changing one relationship or one law, but deeply affecting the social structure, economic structure, laws at all different levels, regulations, municipalities, counties, states, federal laws. how many changes had to happen in society 40 years
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 8:00pm EST
is not the only spouse in this united states house of representatives who loves to watch c-span at all hours of the day and night because they are so unbiased and cut to the chase and treat people fairly and take questions from republicans, democrats and independents and it's no nonsense, it's just the facts, ma'am, sir. c-span tell advises many of the things we do in this chamber and in the committee process. brian lamb who has been with c-span, probably president and c.e.o. who has been there 20 years wrote a letter just recently to the president of the united states. and mr. speaker, here's the letter from c-span to the house and senate leadership. c-span requests that you open all important negotiations, including any conference committee meetings, to electronic media coverage. so the american people can see, can connect the dots, can understand about the louisiana purchase, can understand about the nebraska compromise or is it the corn husker compromise in which it seems to a lot of people out there on main street that maybe nebraska got the corn and everybody else got the husks. that's
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2010 8:00pm EST
the white house state dinner at the invitation of someone at the pentagon or other agency of united states government. you claim that this is a misunderstanding or a miscommunication. are you willing to forgo any financial gain that may arise through this incident including appearances, books, bees, or television opportunities such as any reality tv shows? >> i am only compelled to respond to questions are on the circumstances. i respectfully decline that answer your question. >> i think that these witnesses have a right to invoke the fifth amendment against self- incrimination when it relates to criminal activity. something that would incriminate them in a criminal proceeding. i also think that they me be offering the fifth amendment question that do not so involved such jeopardy. i ask that we consider what response we should have to these witnesses. thank you mr. chairman. >> thank you very much. i thank the witnesses for their testimony and the members for their questions p. i would remind the witnesses that the member of the committee may have additional questions for you and we will
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2010 8:00pm EST
targets in yemen but in the united states. we had information that this group was working with an individual who was known -- who we now know was in fact the individual involved in the christmas attack. the bottom line is this. the u.s. government had sufficient information to have uncovered the plot and potentially disrupt the christmas day attack. but our intelligence community failed to connect those dots which would have placed the suspect on the no-fly list. in other words, this was not a failure to collect intelligence. it was a failure to integrate and understand the intelligence that we already had. the information was there, agencies and analyst who needed it had access to it, and our professionals were trained to look for it and bring it all together. now i'll accept that intelligence by its nature is imperfect, but it is increasingly clear that intelligence was not fully analyzed nor fully leveraged. Ñithat is not acceptable and i will not tolerate it. time and again we have learned that quickly piecing together information and taking swift action is critical t
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 6:30pm EST
, and there are opportunities for us to be part of what i hope will be the green energy capital of the world, the united states. it is a question of whether we'll have the tenacity and discipline to stick to it. our competitors, particularly chien, they are going to stay at it and we cannot sit on our hands and let them dominate the mark. and the valley and whether it is your company and wave or solar or buy yes mass or wind, when you go up the gorge, so long as i have the honor to represent you in the united states senate and sit on the energy committee, i'm going to do everything i can to open up doors for employers like you. [applause] >> number 843, followed by 793. >> your distinguished legislator. how about a round of applause for sarah gelter. >> thank you so much, senator wyden for coming today and especially for coming to the middle school and as a parent of two student that is attend here, i could assure you as beautiful as this building is, the staff led by principal james wickman and the students here are far more impressive. >> a round for the staff. where's the principal? congratulations, mr. pri
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 8:00pm EST
in the united states. and the vast majority of those banks do not engage in proprior tear trading. a dog in that. >> yes, sir? >> glad to see you. spoke with your buddy james galbraith last month. he sends his greetings. he says it's going to be 250,000 or 300,000 jobs for the next 60 months, five years, before the economic gets back to full employment. i'm just curious what your response is to that in relation to what larry summers said about the recession ending. >> well, look, jamie is a friend. i've known him for a long time. i try to stay out of prediction business. i know the president has been put in tremendous focus on job creation, robert knows that. every day we -- every day we're talking about those issues. he can tell you, he does not believe the 10% unemployment rate is acceptable. we're pressing. he called for job package. we're going to keep pressing as hard as we can on those job issues. >> i'm not good at math. that's why i'm here. [laughter] but i don't think 250,000 jobs for 60 months. i think that's greatly in excess of the numbers of jobs that have been lost over the course
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2010 8:00pm EST
our sons are back. they are back from the united states and their long extended visit and they are back home and we get that kind of love and it is hard to explain like a love that a mother has for their son and the whole country has it for us. >> our every day life, it doesn't matter who we are and where you are from and what you v you can all do little things to impact somebody's life. >> through football, wally and izzi can make an impact on countless fans but during the trip, there was one child who made a huge impact on them. a 4-year-old lady named shakier asman. her smile and behind that was a sick girl in desperate need of health. she was born with a life threatening defect, a whole in her heart. as words spread about her condition an organization called the heart gift foundation was is able help but there was a page snag. airfare to the united states was not part of the funding. >> i was like it can't be happen tog this girl. so full of life, even when i wrote a letter, i said she is full a life. i started talking to people and fortunately, i met this councilw
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 8:00pm EST
finance decision in the history of the united states supreme court. the mask of judicial restraint is off. john roberts and four other justices who joined his opinion have unleashed a limited amount of corporate money and potentially the money from foreign countries and to our collection process. that can only be a disaster for our democracy. hopefully there is room in this decision for congress to fix a lot of what the supreme court did today. make no mistake, today's decision showed a lack of respect for judicial precedent and judicial principle. we are going to do something about it. >> we are going to take your questions. anybody have a question? this is the super bowl of bad decisions. >> what is your understanding of the legislation >? >> our organization has been working on voluntary public financing legislation. we know that the president, while he did not take public funding for the presidential campaign, news that the system was broken. we anticipate that will be a piece of the fix. there will be other opportunities once the decision is carefully analyzed and reviewed to figure
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 6:30pm EST
, millions of contacts per day are made in the united states official who are here illegally. an identification system, such as a driver's license or identification card, will come into the hands of millions of times a day for a variety of reasons. the authenticity of these documents is what pass id and sure. thank you. >> thank you, sheriff. that is a helpful testimony. next, the director of the federal relations at the national governors' association. we think you for working closely with our staff and the staff at the department of homeland security to put together pass id we welcome your testimony. >> thank you, chairman of a leader in -- chairman of lieberman. happy birthday to you, sir. my soon to be boss, governor douglas, has already spoken. i will be brief. i will reiterate some of the instructions that were given to nga by governors. douglas talked about governors coming together and talking about the issue. it is remarkable when governors come together because they are able to talk just as governors. how you have to make the state run? what is unique about that pos
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2010 8:00pm EST
in particular tax and may be interestedh in succeeding for the united states. we want to know how far would you go to break ties in washington? name one federal program to you really like and then tell us whether you would wish to end any specific program or law. governor perry. >> the program that i love the most that the federal government is involved with is our united states military forces. there is not anything that i would do except make sure that we take care of those veterans who come back after spending time that they have looking after our freedoms. but that is the greatest program that the military or that the united states government has. i would tell people i said are three things the government ought to do really well. two of our mail, stand military and defend our borders. i guess one out of three ain't bad. [laughter] >> will governor you've also been critical. there is a word that a sort of on the campaign circles these days. nullification or it talus, which you want to know if i or end in a specific program, any federal program that we are now involved with your deck this? >>
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 10:00pm EST
. then a fellow with the center for education reform talks about the state of education in the united states. "washington journal" taking your calls live every morning at 7:00 a.m. on eastern. monday, the president of the internet corporation for assigned names and numbers is interviewed by the the wall street journal technology reporter. >> in this next panel, and look at what could be the driving factors in the u.s. and global economies in 2010. we will hear from a member of president obama is council on economic adviser. this is just under one hour. >> we will talk about the world economy in 2010 now that the world has emerged from what is clearly the deepest postwar recession, what will the economy look like and what are the risks. the economy has been propped up mike government and by huge stimulus. what happens when we try to exit that? to leave risks sovereign debt crisis? what will asset markets to do? do we face the risk of an asset bubble? those of the kinds of questions that i want to talk about. we will have some predictions, some very concrete predictions. i have two terrific an
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2010 8:00pm EST
for the united states of america. [applause] [applause] as hard as it may be, as uncomfortable and contentious as the debates may become, it is time to get serious about fixing the problems that are hampering our growth. now, one place to start is serious financial reform. look, i am not interested in punishing banks. i am interested in protecting our economy. a strong, healthy, financial market makes it possible for businesses to access credit and create new jobs. ridge channels the savings of families into investments that race in comes, but that can only happen if we guard against the same recklessness that nearly brought down our entire economy. we need to make sure consumers and middle-class families have the information they need to make financial decisions. we can't allow financial institutions, including those that take your deposits to take risks that threaten the whole economy. the house has already passed financial reform with many of these changes. and, and the lobbyists are trying to kill it. but we cannot let them win this fight. and if the bill that ends up on my desk this not m
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2010 8:30pm EST
. it is clear the united states would need additional spectrum to be the growing demand for wireless broadband. in fact, we may be victims of our own success here. the united states currently lead the world in wireless, wireless providers have you spectrum to cut u.s. consumers, innovative voice and data services, the number of mobile voice customers in the united states has surpassed the number of wireline customers. and the number of mobile broadband customers has increased exponentially over the past several years. as customers increase the amount of time they spend on their mobile devices talking, e-mailing, and surfing the internet, cell sites become constrained work capacity. as a result, providers need more spectrum, especially in order to create or broadband services. we are facing in the words of the fcc chairman, a looming spectrum crisis. for example, a voice call requires approximately 10,000 bits per second, while uploading and downloading video downloading, video requires millions of bits per second. countries will need 1.3 or 1,300,000 megahertz of spectrum dedicated for commerc
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 8:00pm EST
to people who give us jobs right here in the united states of america. it is the right thing to do. it is the right thing to do. it is the right thing to do. now, i have to say this. the steps that i just mentioned will help accelerate job growth in an economy that is already beginning to grow. but, the steps we take a loan won't make up for the 7 million jobs we lost over the last two years. keep in mind, when we were sworn into office, that december, we have lost 650,000 jobs. january, as we were being sworn in the lost 700,000 jobs. february, 650,000 jobs so before lost.ld even put in place that is a deep hole that we are going to have to fill in the only way to do that is to lay a new foundation for long-term economic growth and finally address the struggles that middle-class families have been grappling with for years. florida, that is why joe and i asked for the chance to serve as your president and vice president. because-- [applause] look, look, we did not seek this office to push our problems of or take the easy road to the next election. eban to solve problems, problems t
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2009 10:00pm EST
on ♪ . . >> ladies and gentlemen, republican leader of the united states, the hon. john boehner. >> today we honor our 15th president, abraham lincoln. we also honor the work of the lincoln bicentennial commission. there are holding hundreds of events encumbrances across america to celebrate -- all across; american to celebrate lincoln. he spoke about equality. as we all know from our history, our entire went after the invention of the cotton in jim prada -- after the cotton gin. families were torn apart and sold. abraham lincoln's rise to the white house paralyzed the tension in america over slavery. by 1854, the republican party was formed to oppose slavery and then spent in the territories. by 1858, lincoln himself warned that a house divided could not stand. like most leaders, lincoln could see but could do little to slow the downward spiral of our union. six weeks after his election in november 1860, the union was dissolved and [unintelligible] the war claimed more american lives than all other wars that we have been involved in. between 1861 and 1865, 620,000 americans died in battle or by d
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2010 8:30pm EST
practice in other countries other than the united states have some restrictions. in few countries that made an investment that china has made in restricting their the internd restricting freedom of information into the country. >> host: even access is restricted, this is one of a number of pictures from late last week about chinese not protesting is certainly showing something that the four google. how is google viewed by most of the chinese? >> guest: china has a third of the total search market. are they local company that gets the majority of chinese traffic. but that google tends to attract wealthier, better educated, more influential middle-class chinese and the major urban areas. and so, google will be a major loss for them because they rely on them to get more information through google than they can or do buy other companies that tend to be more in-line with the chinese communist party's interest. >> guest: were going to open up our phone lines and of course you can't send us a twitter. (202)737-0002 for democrats. (202)737-0001 for independence. (202)628-0568. so what is the next u
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2010 8:00pm EST
to form a mutual path to eliminate the terrorists and certainly from the united states perspective, get at those safe a enz, where al-qaida leadership lives and plans and is -- leads al-qaida and certainly is very much tied to threatening us and there is no better indication of that than what happened here in detroit on the 25th of december. so, an awful lot of effort there. the president's decision to add the 30,000 troops to increase and accelerate the civilian surge into afghanistan, to focus on the development and to focus on governance from the district up to the national level to really focus on corruption as well and i believe that we have the right leadership there, and so now, from certainly, our main goal in afghanistan and pakistan over the next couple of years is to execute the strategy. don't leave the broader middle east and south asia without talking about iran, usually when i talk about the broader middle east, and academicly i may get this wrong but it is tehran beirut and everything in between. and you notion the continuing concern with iran and the develop mechblt its
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2010 8:00pm EST
. this is the the grassroots levels one of the most powerful groups in the united states. it's hard to imagine that they are going to go away. and they do again serve a useful function gnat group market. but i would hope that one the exchanges would be to figure out what exactly agents and brokers are contributing. and then make sure that they are compensated for it. i don't see any need for 10 to 20%. it's like if you could buy through web-based travel platforms and still had to pay a travel agent every time you get -- anyway. you've heard me. we have times for the questions standing at the microphone. first in the back of the room. >> hi, thank you to the panelist and to the commonwealth fund and alliance for putting this together. my question is about the state exchanges and the history. because in terms of going to scale, this health care reform is proposing to put 30 million people into sort of an exchange. that's a large scale in terms of having it happen in day one. wanted to ask you what has been the obstacles for more states taking on running an exchange that would move us toward the
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 6:30pm EST
of the united states. and his willingness to come in a freewheeling and open environment and have a frank and çóhonest conversation about the future of this country. it was also very welcome to hear the president finally acknowledge that house republicans offered positive alternatives over the past year of this that ministers and. this summit that is now available links back to alternative the republicans offered on economic stimulus, on a budget, on energy independence, and on health care reform at a lowerçó cost without raising or growing the size of government. we welcome the dialogue with the president. we especially welcome the acknowledgement that this business about the party of no idea is can hopefully be banished once and for all. >> do you feel like he will be more receptive and you'll be more of a participant in the process? >> i've been president has always been willing to work a little more closely with us, but it has never translated into real action on the hill. we will have more discussions with us. >> they felt it the president came here in said that you need to do it on a bip
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 8:00pm EST
states were promoting to call al qaeda against the united states. he calls us, you know, highway bridge in and besides. so it's wordplay, you know, orwell said without words you have nothing. and i think abu yahya has really embraced that. in terms of who controls access to the media, i think that's a brilliant question and not something we don't have a lot of knowledge on. ksm and it's tribune said he is -- it seems to me that zawahiri probably founded it. he runs it and is the guy who sits at the head of the table in terms of identifying who, when, where to release. and so, within a rollup not with just abu yahya but you saw moustapha and the strategic rollout over a few months dramatically you can see they push them on one front and on the next video to push him on another. you saw the same ring with a abdulla stayed stayed with one of their top three sheiks montour auch omni. he's been releasing the writing of vanguards of karazahn and some of the taliban magazines. and just in december he released his first videotape. we now know what he looks like in any deadness. that al qaeda at
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2010 8:00pm EST
. metropolit angles this. alzer keeps them to the outside. it was 2-2 for canada and the united states. semins dances around markov cut off by metropolit. >> craig: now we hear 3-3. they tied up for the u.s. >> joe: good for john carlton. >> craig: i think he has confidence. >> joe: poti inside. there's price. he read that. >> craig: talking about poti and his offensive skills. he's been all over the place making nifty passes and creating the rush and having the puck a lot tonight against montreal. >> joe: on the dump. schultz swats it ahead. we are across the midway mark of the 3rd period. there's a call against washington. the caps go shorthanded as piekanec makes his way back to the bench. learn more at supportyourvet.org. oh! blue! time! time out. i touched it. i touched the ball before it went out, coach. come on, alex, the ref did not call that! you gotta be kidding me, alex! it's the championship game! talk to him, coach. i touched, it's their ball. don't foul them when they inbound. team on 'three.' one, two, three. nice going, alex. sorry coach. alex! good call. >> joe: capital
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Jan 11, 2010 8:30pm EST
act and the voting rights act. that is what made the united states a beacon of hope in a confused and divided world. but, too many people now take for granted government's role as protector of wall street and the privilege. vaisse middle-class americans says overpaid and underworked. they see social security as a problem, rather than the only piece of our retirement system that actually works. they feel sorry for homeless people, but fail to see the connections between downsizing and outsourcing and inequality and homelessness. this world view has brought democrats nothing but disaster. the republicans responses to what for middle-class the false hope of tax cuts, tax cuts that end up enriching their rich, devastating the middle class by destroying the institutions like public education and social security that make the middle class possible. are you trying to tell me something? >> we are now into our q&a period. >> i'm not done with what i have to say and you invited me here to say it. [applause] >> 25 minutes. we are going to sterba q&a. >> i'm going to continue with my speech.
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Jan 13, 2010 8:00pm EST
observations on how so many bad mortgages could be written in the united states. >> so it is really not a mystery. 80% to value loans. 95, 100, even higher. the second thing is that you have to verify your income with either tax documents or pay stubs, and make sure that the income is there. there is more reliant on fico scores. -- more reliance. you never saw losses in these new products because with the prices going up, people are making money, and in addition to this, i think it is true that there were some bad products. as it turns out, i think option arms were not a great product. i think there were some unscrupulous mortgage salesman and mortgage brokers. there were people buying second and third home, as opposed to a place to live. >> thank you. >> just a quick follow-up on my time, and that is that i mentioned earlier that the fbi made a clear warning. mr. dimon, you indicated in your testimony, i think again today, that most mortgage brokers -- brokerage originated lending from your practice, and you were seeing default rates of two or three times, but did any of you excise
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Dec 31, 2009 8:00pm EST
tried to emigrate to the soviet union. he had taken a shot at a united states general. he was trying to emigrate to cuba. a lot of these, one of them was that of, i forget which one, was set off after reading a socialist pamphlet by emma goldman. just one after another, so with anybody takes a shot at obama it is going to be his-- >> host: one of the things we are doing at claire boothe luce institute at the staff and with archaean, when the leaders were reading hayek's the road to serfdom and in that book he said the socialist needs a scapegoat to rally a majority for common cause. the question is as the american businessman become the liberal scapegoat to rally the nation for this new socialist welfare state, with welfare and socialize health care and forced unionization? >> guest: yes although i might say i don't have-- there's not a love lost between me and wall street. where the party of the small businessman. they are the party of the financial manipulators like the daddy warbucks of the democratic party, and george soros also writes about this book. it is curious that the thre
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Jan 11, 2010 8:00pm EST
to fill. this debate is sponsored by the edward m. kennedy institute for the united states senate. where it gathered at the boston campus of the university of massachusetts, on whose land the kennedy institute will eventually be built. in an order determined by lottery, let me introduce the three candidates that are with us. scott brown, the republican candidate, is in his third term in the state senate welcoming -- representing the north folk district. martha coakley, the democratic candidate, was elected in 2006 after serving eight years as district attorney of middlesex county. joseph kennedy, no relation to the late senator, is an independent candidate who was a member of the national libertarian party pretty worse in information technology. in preparing questions, i consulted with members of the media and other peoples whose judgment i trust. the questions themselves are known only to me. to the audience, once again, hold your applause until the end. we will begin with a series of question to the candidate, leaving time for response in discussion. by lottery, the first question will
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Jan 19, 2010 8:00pm EST
are all those folks who are listening, that they're covering me. [laughter] we are united by basic conviction that all we need to be clearly stated to win a majority. and if anyone -- if anyone does that in this next election that is about to begin, well let them take a look at what happened in massachusetts. [cheers and applause] is what happened here, what happened here in massachusetts can have and all over america. [cheers and applause] we are all witness is here tonight to the truth that ideals, hard work, strength of heart can the political machine. [cheers and applause] and as you know, we ran a campaign never to be forgotten and let a cause that deserved and received all that we could get there. and now, and now condi says of your independence and your trust, i will hope for a time once filled by future it from john quincy adams to john f. kennedy and his brother, ted. [applause] and as i proudly -- and let me say probably take up the duty you have given me, i promise to do my very, very best for massachusetts and america, every time the role calls. [cheers and applause] i
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Jan 20, 2010 8:00pm EST
we're going to kind of help out and do our part to pull together for the united states. to me it's funny that football has that kind of impact on this country that it does. >> reporter: jill sorensen comcast sportsnet. >> thank you jill. well the new york jets hope their cinderella story will continue all the way to miami and super bowl xliv to hear rex ryan tell it his jets team has been a sleeping giant all along and he's planning to shock the world at least one more time against the colts on sunday. >> this is the best football team that we've had all year. so if indy is going to beat us there is the best. we have absolutely no excuses. it's the best we've played on defense best we've played on offense, and special teams as well. so they are getting us at our best and we'll see if it's good enough. i hope it is and i think it will be. >> well, he may not speak english christian castillo's game trans lates well in soccer. >> we have not more coverage from chinatown what would butler have done differently on this final shot. hear from the man himself when sssssssssssssssss
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